Tag: James MacMillan

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Present Mahler’s Resurrection June 2-4 at Heinz Hall

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Present Mahler’s Resurrection June 2-4 at Heinz Hall

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler’s groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4. Mahler’s Second Symphony is the work […]

Concert Blog: I Know You, We’ve Met Before

Concert Blog: I Know You, We’ve Met Before

Meet the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. 100+ of the finest musicians with skills beyond compare. Tonight they are assembled before us, getting ready to play three selections old and new. They amble in one by one, and begin to warm up. As I approach my seat […]

Percussionist Colin Currie Makes Debut with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 10 & 12

Percussionist Colin Currie Makes Debut with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 10 & 12

A sleeping princess, a beloved symphony and a modern rhythmic masterpiece await at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on February 10 and 12 at Heinz Hall. A near-perfect classic, Tchaikovsky’s score for The Sleeping Beauty ballet is filled with magic and […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Opens BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season with Pinchas Zukerman

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Opens BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season with Pinchas Zukerman

Composer of the Year Sir James MacMillan joins symphony for opening weekend Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra open the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with legendary violinist Pinchas Zukerman and Composer of the Year James MacMillan on October 7 and […]

What is the Greatest?

What is the Greatest?

What is the greatest? When it comes to classical music, which composition should be considered the greatest? Would it be one that you would say is better than all the rest? How fine a line should we draw when we determine what is the greatest? […]


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